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Clerkship Application Dates

@Applications close 7 August 2015 / 12:00pm /

Interested in applying for clerkships?

Attached is a document outlining the dates of the Vacation Clerk & Graduate process for this year. Most of the big firms will follow these dates, as will a few of the smaller ones.

However, it’s best to check the websites of firms you’re interested in as to whether they follow these dates. You can also check out our firm directory for this information:

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Wrays Student Information Night

@Wrays offices, 56 Ord Street, West Perth / 5:00pm / 28 July 2015

Wrays will be hosting a Student Information Night on Tuesday 28 July 2015.  This is an opportunity for you to hear about Wrays, meet some of our Principals and staff and learn about the Vacation Clerkship and Trainee Patent Attorney opportunities with our organisation.

Wrays is the largest locally-based intellectual property firm in Western Australia, providing invaluable expertise and service to our clients since 1920.  Wrays provide trusted advice on all aspects of intellectual property including patents, trademarks and contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters.  Wrays is one of the few firms in Australia which can provide its clients not only with IP registration services, but also with legal enforcement and IP management and strategy services.  At Wrays you will enjoy all the benefits of top-tier quality work with the advantages and flexibility that come from working in a specialist firm.

Wrays is interested in hearing from Law students with a keen interest in Intellectual Property as well as students who are completing a double degree in Law / Science or Law / Engineering who would be interested in gain a dual qualification as both a Lawyer and a Patent and Trade Marks attorney.

Information Night details

When – Tuesday 28 July 2015

Time – 5pm

Location – Wrays offices, 56 Ord Street, West Perth

RSVP – by Monday 20 July 2015 to Tanya Basinski,

If you are unable to attend the event on Tuesday and are interested in employment opportunities at Wrays please do not hesitate to contact Tanya Basinski, HR Manager on 08 9216 5100 or

Squire Patton Boggs Presentation Invitation

@Level 21, Bankwest Place, 300 Murray Street, Perth / 4:00pm / 30 July 2015

Squire Patton Boggs invites you to a presentation at their offices on Thursday 30 July to talk about the changing face of the legal market.

RSVP by Wednesday 29th July.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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Blackstone Clerkship Application Workshops

@UWA Moot Court and Business & Economics Conference Room / 1:00pm / 29 July 2015

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Blackstone invites you to:

1) Squire Patton Boggs COVER LETTER Writing Workshop
Wednesday 29 July, 1-1.50pm, Moot Court (bring your cover letter).

2) King & Wood Mallesons RESUME Writing Workshop
Thursday 30 July, 1-1.50pm, Moot Court (bring your resume).

3) Herbert Smith Freehills INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES Workshop
Monday 3 August, 1-1.50pm, Business and Economics Conference Room.

4) Ashurst CLERKSHIP DO’S AND DON’T’S Workshop
Tuesday 4 August, 1-1.50pm, Business and Economics Conference Room (three flights above law school reception).

The Blackstone clerkship application workshops are designed to improve your clerkship applications and put you in the best position possible to secure a clerkship.

The seminars will be interactive, you will meet people from the firms and there will be numerous opportunities to get personal feedback.

Clerkship applications are open from 20 July to 7 August.

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Blackstone Mid-Year Careers Fair

@Law Link Area (between SSCI Lecture Theatre and Law Library) / 12:00pm / 28 July 2015

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Clerkship applications are open from 20 July to 7 August and the Mid-Year Careers Fair is part of the Blackstone clerkship application package designed to help you out.

With all of the major law firms in attendance, you will be able to chat to the people who will be reading your clerkship applications. It is the perfect opportunity to ask questions and get a feel for the various firms.

It is also an excellent opportunity to increase your knowledge and understanding of the firms and the current legal landscape. Plus freebies.

Held in the Law Link area between the Law Library and Social Sciences Lecture Theatre.


In attendance: Allen & Overy, ANU Legal Workshop, Ashurst, Clayton Utz, Clifford Chance, College of law, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Gilbert + Tobin, Herbert Smith Freehills, Jackson McDonald, Johnson Winter & Slattery, King & Wood Mallesons, K&L Gates, Minter Ellison, Norton Rose Fulbright, Norton & Smailes, Squire Patton Boggs.

Check out our Facebook event here:

UWA Careers Centre Employer Seminars

@Various lecture theatres in UWA / 1:00pm /

Give yourself an advantage in your job application.  Attend the UWA Careers Centre employer seminars during August.  All students from all years and degrees are encouraged to attend.

1) EY Careers Seminar – Selection Process – What do employers want?

Come and hear from EY as we run you through what employers look for in your CV, application forms, interviews, group activities etc. Tips will also be given as to what you can get involved in whilst at university to increase your employability. There will also be plenty of time at the end of the presentation to ask questions.

Students from any year or degree interested in a professional services career should attend this seminar.

Bookings on CareerHub here

Venue: Tattersall Lecture Theatre
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 at 1pm


2) KPMG Careers Seminar – Graduate Employability and Commercial Awareness

It is not essential to have a business degree to work in the commercial world.  It is important to have commercial awareness.
KPMG will give you an understanding of what it is, why it is important when applying for jobs and how you can improve it.

Students studying non-Business degrees interested in working in the commercial world and Business students interested in how to demonstrate their commercial awareness in the job application process should attend.

Bookings on CareerHub here

Venue: Social Sciences Lecture Room 1
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2015 at 1pm


3) PwC Careers Seminar – Ace your video interview!

Employers are using video interviews to screen candidates.  PwC will give you hints and tips to ace your video interview.

What is a video interview, at what stage of the recruitment process would you normally complete a video interview, what can you expect when
conducting a video interview and how can you best prepare.

Students from all degree backgrounds applying for vacation and graduate programs should attend.

Venue : Social Sciences Lecture Room 1
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 at 1pm

Book on CareerHub here


4) Communications Council Careers Seminar

Writing a resume for the creative communications industry needs to be tackled differently. This workshop provides a unique insight into the industry delivering surveyed statics what they read, what interests them and the overall goal of a resume – getting an interview.

Students studying Marketing, Communications, Arts and other creative disciplines should attend.

Venue: Arts Lecture Room 5

Date:  Mon, 17 August at 1pm.

Book on CareerHub here


5) Mid-tier Accounting Panel 

Ten employers in one presentation!  Ten Perth based mid-tier Accounting firms will present the service line opportunities available and give you an understanding of what it is like to work in a mid-tier Accounting firm.

Venue:  EY Lecture Theatre

Date:  Tues, 18 August at 1pm

Book on CareerHub here


Further enquiries to:

Career Opportunities

Morris Law – part time casual role

Applications Close /   Uploaded20 June 2015

Morris Law is a central city private practice specialising in Criminal Defence work.

We are looking for a law student to join our team in a part time casual role. The selected candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed student who will apply their developing knowledge in a paralegal capacity to assist the practice.

The role will include opening files, undertaking legal research, drafting basic correspondence, telephone answering and out door clerking.

We are looking for someone who is available two or three days per week from 8:30am to 5pm. For those interested please email your CV and Cover Letter to

HWL Ebsworth – Graduate Positions

Applications Close 14 August 2015 /   Uploaded27 June 2015

HWL Ebsworth are a national commercial law firm that are looking to hire Graduates for 2016. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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2015-16 ANZ Summer Intern Program

Applications Close 31 July 2015 /   Uploaded2 July 2015

Applications for the ANZ Summer Intern Program are now open. In Australia, applications close on Friday 31 July. In New Zealand, applications close on Friday 7 August. To be eligible for our Program, candidates must, at the time of submitting an application:

  • be a citizen of, or hold permanent residency in, Australia or New Zealand
  • be in their penultimate (i.e. second last) year of university studies (Bachelor degree level or higher)
  • have achieved at least a credit result (65%) in their studies.

For more information, and to apply, please visit:



Casual Employment with the ATO

Applications Close /   Uploaded4 July 2015

The ATO invites motivated, enthusiastic, high performing students undertaking tertiary study at Bachelor level or above to register their interest in casual employment with the ATO.

This employment opportunity in a professional organisation has been purposely designed to support study commitments.   Work will be during normal business hours and may be available for one to two days per week and during semester breaks.  Available work may include research, administration, and support roles across a variety of disciplines which match a student’s chosen field of study.  We encourage students studying Business, Commerce, Law, Design, Economics, Project Management, Information Technology, Marketing or Statistics to apply.

The casual hourly rate = $31.86

Interested students can register by accessing the ATO Temporary Employment Register<>. It is important to note that students will need to be an Australian citizen and be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police Check to apply.

WA Health – 2016 Graduate Program Applications Open

Applications Close 17 August 2015 /   Uploaded16 July 2015

Are you wondering what to do with your hard earned degree once your exams are over?

The sky’s the limit with the WA Health Graduate Development Program RECRUITING NOW for 2016!

Please see the attached for more details.


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Aherns Lawyers – Work Experience

Applications Close /   Uploaded22 July 2015

A busy commercial legal firm with an office located in the heart of Fremantle overlooking the cappuccino strip, is currently taking applications from students in second year and above for unpaid work experience 1-2 days per week.

The position will see the successful applicant carrying out various tasks on commercial litigation files including research, assisting our professional staff, etc. May lead to paid work. 

Please email your CV along with your academic transcript to

Clyde & Co – Casual Paralegal Position

Applications Close /   Uploaded22 July 2015

Clyde & Co are looking to hire their next paralegal.

They are looking particularly for final/penultimate-year students. The role has the potential to attract a graduate offer in 2016.

The HR Officer is Gianna Faustino. More details attached:

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YMAC Vacation Clerkship – Applications Open

Applications Close 17 August 2015 /   Uploaded26 July 2015

Vacation clerkships at Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation are now open for the 2015/ 2016 summer and winter periods.

Students will need to send their completed applications to Jessica Whiteaker (

Please see the attached flyer for more info.

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